8 The Precarious Truth - Richard Skinner and Pete Raynard

In Richard Skinner’s The Malvern Aviator (‘a beautiful collection, full of mysterious clarity' - Catherine Ayres) Skinner tips certainties on their heads, making familiar objects in the world unfamiliar: a mountain is not what it seems; a watch prevents self-destruction; a skull contains a universe. Peter Raynard’s debut collection Precarious takes questions of masculinity, class, mental health and work head on. It’s a book about precarious times, hard lessons and fragile lives, a defiant celebration of British working-class life and the people ‘who make the wheels go round’. Both collections come from Smokestack Books.
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